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Waffle Frolic

146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5542
+1 607-319-0999
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“waffles” (80 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5542
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On a recent trip to Ithaca I stopped by the Waffle Frolic to try out their gluten free waffles. Soon as I entered I knew I was in a fun restaurant. They offer a tasty variety of options and we all enjoyed our meals very...More

Thank KellyMaster
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I enjoyed Waffle Frolic on a recent weekend get-away to Ithaca. Located in Ithaca Commons, it's a nice cross between a coffee house, and order-at-the-counter breakfast spot. We had Mr. Popular (fresh fruit, whipped cream and nutella on a waffle) and Chicken...More

Thank megrarian57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is funky. I thought it was going to be a regular breakfast restaurant. It is a cross between a coffee house, fast food joint, bookstore and self serve breakfast place. The food was pretty good with so many sweet and savory waffle choices....More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here three times during a five-day visit to Ithaca. Everything was good. I particularly liked the raspberry cheesecake waffle, which was a special of the day and included the standard buttermilk waffle topped with cream cheese and raspberry compote. My...More

Thank BSchug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is listed in the top places to eat. We were at Cornell visiting so tried out as many local restaurant we could. This is close to a large public parking so thats easy. We asked for the sizes and seeing what we did,...More

Thank hipposcuba
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I didn't expect this place to be as good as it was! It was pretty delicious. We got the florentine waffle and the artichoke and red pepper grilled cheese sandwich to start, both of which were very good - I would recommend more hollandaise on...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had breakfast there this weekend. Very innovative idea. Understand that everything is served on a waffle. Watched a couple of visiting Ithaca parents (everything they wore said Ithaca College) come in and order eggs, bacon and waffle and be upset that the eggs and bacon...More

Thank shultz314
Reviewed 25 April 2017

They have a variety of waffle ranging from breakfast waffle, dessert waffle to waffle with fried chicken, The waffles were delicious! I wish they would open later at night for dessert!

Thank CaryNorthCarolina
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Other than the very loud music (way too loud at 7am) this was a very good breakfast spot. Only a block from the Hilton Garden Inn. You order at the counter and when its ready you go get it. I was the only customer so...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great waffles and coffee with a lot of options. I had waffles with fried bananas Would go back next time I am in Ithaca.

Thank Thelma A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850-5542
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-319-0999
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This place is fantastic. You have to check out their web site. Everyone who goes to Ithaca and has a sweet tooth should go to the Waffle Frolic!
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